Two security officials killed in Mastung blast
04 June, 2013
QUETTA: At least four people were killed, including two security personnel and two others sustained injuries in a remote controlled bomb blast and firing incidents in district Mastung and Quetta, on Monday.
According to sources, a vehicle of security forces was attacked with a remote-controlled device at Ispilinji area of Mastung district, adjacent to Quetta.
Resultantly, two security personnel identified as Sajid and Ghulam Qamar lost their lives on the spot and Abdul Hakeem and Ghulam Nabi sustained serious injuries. Law enforcement agencies rushed to the site shortly after the incident and cordoned off the area. The deceased and injured were shifted to a hospital in Quetta. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Separately, in Quetta, two people were shot dead in two separate firing incidents. Unidentified armed men opened fire at Sirki Road of Quetta and fled after the incident.
Resultantly, one man identified as Sultan sustained injuries and succumbed to his injuries. Separately, armed men critically wounded a man identified as Muhammad Iqbal at Chashma Achozai, in the outskirts of Quetta. He breathed his last while being shiftted to the hospital.
Police say cases of both incidents have been registered, however the motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.